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#186213 Nov 29, 2012
III) His first recurring role in a television series was as roguish gambler ‘Dandy Jim Buckley’ on “Maverick” opposite James Garner in 1957; after five appearances, he left in 1958 to play the lead, Stuart ‘Stu’ Bailey, in “77 Sunset Strip”, a popular detective series running until 1964. (Personality, please) (30 November, 1918) was arguably most widely known for his starring role as Inspector Lewis Erskine in the Quinn Martin television production, “The F.B.I.”.

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IV) An American film actress, she began her career in vaudeville. (Personality, please) (30 November, 1920 – 17 January, 2005) progressed to films and during the 1940s established herself as a supporting player in such films as “The Best Years of Our Lives” (1946), and “White Heat” (1949).

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V) She was a Congresswoman, representing New York's 12th Congressional District for seven terms from 1969 to 1983. In 1968, she became the first African-American woman elected to Congress. On January 25, 1972, (Personality, please) (30 November, 1924 – 01 January, 2005) became the first major-party black candidate for President of the United States and the first woman to run for the Democratic presidential nomination (Margaret Chase Smith had previously run for the Republican presidential nomination). She received 152 first-ballot votes at the 1972 Democratic National Convention.

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VI) He starred in such motion pictures as “The Sand Pebbles”(1966),“Wait Until Dark”(1967),“Body Heat”(1981), the first three “Rambo” movies,“Hot Shots! Part Deux”(1993), and “The Flamingo Kid”(1984).(Personality, please)(30 November, 1926 – 17 January, 2003) was very visible in the CBS-TV network series “Our Miss Brooks”(1952 - 1956), and as Luke McCoy in ABC's TV comedy series,“The Real McCoys”,(1957–63), which moved to CBS-TV in September 1962.

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VII) This American stage and television actor, known for his role as Benson on the TV-series “Soap” and the spin-off “Benson”, voicing the mandrill Rafiki in “The Lion King” (1994) and as Isaac Jaffe on “Sports Night”. In a career that has spanned more than 50 years (Personality, please) (30 November, 1927) has worked extensively on stage, television, and film.

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VIII) He is a noted interpreter of the musical works of Stephen Sondheim, and is best known for his work in musical theatre, originating iconic roles such as Georges Seurat in “Sunday in the Park with George”. (Personality, please) (30 November, 1952) has appeared in television series such as “Chicago Hope”, “Dead Like Me”, and the first two seasons of “Criminal Minds”. He has more recently portrayed Saul Berenson in the Showtime series “Homeland”. His best-known film role was as Inigo Montoya in “The Princess Bride” (1987).

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IX) A former American baseball and football player, (Personality, please) (30 November, 1962) was the first athlete to be named an All-Star in two major American sports. He also won the Heisman Trophy in 1985.

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X) An American comedy writer and television producer,(Personality, please)(30 November, 1924 – 20 November, 1973) became famous as a song parodist in the early 1960s. His first album,‘My Son, the Folk Singer’(1962), became the fastest-selling record album up to that time. His biggest hit single was "Hello Muddah, Hello Fadduh", a comic novelty in which a boy describes his summer camp experiences to the tune of Ponchielli's Dance of the Hours.
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#186223 Nov 30, 2012
My wife was upset when she saw I bought our grandson a Barbie for Christmas. She says he's way too young to be cooking outside.

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Alex Trebek wrote:
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$800 ~ In the 1850s this Massachusetts educator founded Antioch College & became its first president
Who is Horace Mann

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Alex Trebek wrote:
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$200 ~ She starred in the high-seas thriller "Dead Calm" before she married Tom Cruise
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$400 ~ Chinese-born actress Joan Chen played Pu Yi's wife in this Oscar-winning 1987 epic
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$600 ~ This Norwegian known for her enigmatic "Persona" directed her 1st film, "Sofie", in 1992
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$800 ~ When Liam Neeson married Natasha Richardson, he became this British actress' son-in-law
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#186226 Nov 30, 2012
Alex Trebek wrote:
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$500 ~ Popular with the Japanese, it's a flat sandal with thongs, usually made of straw or leather
What is a zori
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#186227 Nov 30, 2012
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$100 ~ This 1995 Disney film won Oscars for its musical score & for best song, "Colors Of The Wind"
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$200 ~ Once a backup singer for David Bowie, he released 2 early albums with his own band, Luther
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$300 ~ Karen & Richard Carpenter won their 1st Grammys in 1970 & this Carpenter won her 1st Grammy in 1992
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#186228 Nov 30, 2012
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$200 ~ This legendary Green Bay Packers leader coached high school football in Englewood until he was 34
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$600 ~ This poet moved to Camden in 1873 to be near his mother & brother George
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$800 ~ In 1995 this New Jersey senator announced his retirement but said he might run for president
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$1000 ~ John McPhee became a staff writer on this magazine in 1965
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#186229 Nov 30, 2012
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Princess Aurora pricks her finger on a spindle in act one of this 1890 ballet
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Jerome Robbins' ballet "Dances At A Gathering" is danced to piano pieces by this Polish-French composer
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Originally, Prokofiev wanted this Shakespearean ballet to end with both lovers alive & dancing
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#186232 Nov 30, 2012
__________ THE UNEXPLAINED __________

In 1964 Vincent Gaddis coined this term for the area in which Flight 19 disappeared in 1945
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A 1961 book by Ivan T. Sanderson linked these 2 creatures of the Pacific Northwest & the Himalayas
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An explanation for these areas of flattened grain is that they're saucer-shaped UFO landing sites

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